November is a magical time of year – the falling leaves, the crisp crackle of winter in the air, and of course, the excitement of bonfire night. We’ve rounded up the firework displays happening in towns and villages on our rail network in the coming week. Whether you want a small community display or a big extravaganza, you’ll find it here.
Thousands are expected to gather to enjoy a spectacular free firework display over Swansea Bay on Saturday, November 5.
Starting at 7pm, the display will be offshore on a barge, creating stunning effects as the fireworks are reflected in the water.
The event kicks off at 6pm with pre-show entertainment including a fire show, glow entertainers and walkabout acts. Food vendors open at 6pm.
Carmarthen Round Table’s Charity Fireworks Bonanza is back for 2022 and it promises to be bigger and better than ever.
Taking place at Carmarthen Park on November 5, the gates open at 4.30pm and there’s a children’s firework display at 7pm, followed by the main fireworks display at 8pm.
The event will include hot food and drink stalls, sweet stands, a funfair, music and more.
Tickets are £5 each. Children under 5 are free and a family ticket for 5 people costs £20.
Tickets can be purchased in advance here.
Neath Rugby Club hosts one of South Wales’ biggest firework displays at The Gnoll on November 4. Kicking off at 5pm, the event includes food stalls, music and children’s rides, with the firework display starting at 6.45. This professional display costs £10 per adult and £5 per child. Under 3s go free.
Buy your tickets here.
This one isn’t a firework display but it’s a great option if you have young children who enjoy getting creative. Friends of Margam Park are hosting a free Guy Fawkes Fun day on November 4 from 11am-3pm. Children can make a mask, create their own firework card, and learn about wildlife safety. Margam Park is a 10-minute taxi drive from Port Talbot Parkway railway station.
More details here.
Ammanford RFC hosts its annual Fireworks Spectacular at the Ammanford Recreation Ground Additional on November 4 at the Ammanford Recreation Ground on Manor Road. As well as fireworks, there will be children’s fairground rides and the club house will be serving drinks and hot food. Gates open at 5.30pm and the fireworks start at 7pm. Adults are £4 and under 16s are free.
Narberth and Whitland
Narberth and Whitland Round Table have teamed up with musical firework display champions Bright Sparks for this year’s Whitland Fireworks Display at Parc Dr Owen. Gates open at 5pm and there’s plenty to enjoy before the big display, including hot food, a live band, a charity beer tent and a funfair. Tickets are £5 for adults and free (or an optional donation) for under 12s.
Book tickets here.
Milford Haven Round Table’s free Milford Haven Fireworks Extravaganza returns to Milford Waterfront on November 5 with funfair rides and live entertainment on the Pure West Radio stage. There will also be stalls and plenty of hot food and drink to enjoy. The event kicks off at 4pm and runs until 8:30pm at the Mackerel Quay, Milford Waterfront.
The Community Annual Fireworks Display takes place on November 5 at Neuadd Mynyddygarreg. Besides the fireworks, there will be a light show, BBQ, sweet shop, bar and disco. Gates open at 6.30pm. Tickets cost £3 for adults, and admission for accompanied children is £1.